PRS Summer 2012 Thank You Package and Experience PRS Sweepstakes

PRS Guitars is pleased to announce the PRS Summer 2012 Thank You Package and Experience Sweepstakes. This summer program recognizes customers who purchase PRS products and gives fans the opportunity to win a trip for two to attend the 6th annual Experience PRS open house event this fall.*

How It Works

To receive a thank you package, simply purchase a new PRS or PRS SE electric guitar, acoustic guitar, or amplifier from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period (June 1, 2012 - July 31, 2012) and mail your receipt, including the serial number of the instrument, a valid home address, name, phone number or email address, and string gauge (if applicable) to:

PRS Guitars
Attn: Summer 2012 Thank You Package
380 Log Canoe Circle
Stevensville, MD 21666.

All receipts must be postmarked no later than August 17, 2012.

Upon submission of your receipt, you will be sent a PRS Thank You Package.

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Thank You Packs

USA Manufactured PRS Electric Guitar or Amp

With the purchase of any USA manufactured PRS Electric Guitar or Amplifier from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period:

  • Free Strings for a Year: twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice
  • A PRS Guitar Care Kit: one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner
  • One (1) PRS Nylon Guitar Strap in black
  • One (1) 18’ PRS Instrument Cable
  • One (1) automatic entry into the Experience PRS Sweepstakes

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $347.00.

USA Manufactured PRS Acoustic Guitar

With the purchase of any USA manufactured PRS Acoustic Guitar from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period:

  • Free Strings for a Year: twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Acoustic 12-56 Gauge Strings
  • A PRS Guitar Care Kit: one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner
  • One (1) PRS Nylon Guitar Strap in black
  • One (1) 18’ PRS Instrument Cable
  • One (1) automatic entry into the Experience PRS Sweepstakes

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $497.00.

SE Electric Guitar or Amplifier

With the purchase of any SE Electric Guitar or Amplifier from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period:

  • Free Strings for a Year: twelve (12) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice
  • A PRS Guitar Care Kit: one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner
  • One (1) PRS Nylon Guitar Strap in black
  • One (1) 18’ PRS Instrument Cable
  • One (1) automatic entry into the Experience PRS Sweepstakes

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

SE Acoustic

With the purchase of any SE Acoustic Guitar from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period:

  • Free Strings for a Year: twelve (12) sets of Acoustic Guitar Strings
  • A PRS Guitar Care Kit: one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner
  • One (1) PRS Nylon Guitar Strap in black
  • One (1) 18’ PRS Instrument Cable
  • One (1) automatic entry into the Experience PRS Sweepstakes

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

All eligible PRS Summer Thank You Package recipients will automatically entered with one (1) entry into the Experience PRS Sweepstakes.*

No Purchase Necessary Method of Entry into the Experience PRS Grand-Prize Drawing: You may also enter the Experience PRS sweepstake portion of the promotion by mailing a 3x5 index card containing your name, mailing address (P.O. boxes not permitted), phone number and/or email address to: PRS Guitars, Attn: Experience PRS Sweepstakes 2012, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666.

*The Thank You Package portion of this promotion is open to legal U.S. residents currently residing in the 50 United States including the District of Columbia and legal residents of Canada who are the age of majority in their jurisdiction or territory of residence as of the date of entry.

*The Experience PRS Sweepstakes portion of this promotion is open to legal U.S. residents currently residing in the 50 United States and D.C. who are at least the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence as of the date of entry - the PRS Summer 2012 Thank You Package and Experience PRS Sweepstakes runs from June 1 to July 31, 2012. Limit one entry per person per day during the Promotion Period. Limit one prize per person per household. Odds of winning will be based on the number of eligible entries received. For complete details and Official Rules, please visit www.prsguitars.com/summer2012 or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to PRS Guitars, Attn: Summer 2012 Official Rules, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary for the Experience PRS Sweepstakes portion of this event. Sponsor: PRS Guitars, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666.

The promotion begins June 1, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on July 31, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period").

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE EXPERIENCE SWEEPSTAKES PORTION OF THIS PROMOTION. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to all federal, state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances. Promotion begins on June 1, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on July 31, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period").

1. Eligibility: The “PRS Summer 2012 Thank You Package” (the “Promotion”) is open to legal U.S. residents currently residing in the 50 United States including the District of Columbia and legal residents of Canada who are the age of majority in their jurisdiction or territory of residence as of the date of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership ("Sponsor") or any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment, and marketing agencies, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and those living in the same household are not eligible to enter or win. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.

2. Sponsor: Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership located at 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666, United States of America.

3. How to Receive a Thank You Package: During the Promotion Period, purchase a new PRS or PRS SE electric guitar, acoustic guitar, or amplifier and mail your receipt, including the serial number of the instrument, a valid home address, name and phone number or email address to PRS Guitars, Attn: Summer 2012 Thank You Package, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. Upon submission of your receipt, you will be sent a PRS Thank You Package in the corresponding Prize Category (as detailed in Section Four (4) of these Official Rules). Sponsor will pay for any shipping costs associated distribution.

4. PRS Summer 2012 Thank You Package Prize Categories.

a. With the purchase of any USA manufactured PRS Electric Guitar or Amplifier from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period, you will receive twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice, one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner, one (1) PRS Nylon Strap in black, and one (1) 18’ PRS Instrument Cable. Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $347.00.

b. With the purchase of any USA manufactured PRS Acoustic Guitar from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period, you will receive twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Acoustic 12-56 Gauge Strings, one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner, one (1) PRS Nylon Strap in black, and one (1) 18’ PRS Instrument Cable. Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $497.00.

c. With the purchase of any SE Electric guitar or Amplifier from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period, you will receive twelve (12) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice, one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner, one (1) PRS Nylon Strap in black, and one (1) 18’ PRS Cable. Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

d. With the purchase of any SE Acoustic Guitar from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period, you will receive twelve (12) sets of Acoustic Guitar Strings in the standard gauge of your choice, one (1) PRS Microfibre Cleaning Cloth, one (1) bottle of PRS Cleaner, one (1) bottle of PRS Polish, one (1) bottle of PRS Fretboard Conditioner, one (1) PRS Nylon Strap in black, and one (1) 18’ PRS Cable. Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

All eligible PRS SUMMER 2012 THANK YOU PACKAGE recipients will automatically be entered with one (1) entry into the Experience PRS Sweepstakes (see section one (1) of the official rules below).



PRS Summer 2012 thank you package & Experience sweepstakes official rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE EXPERIENCE SWEEPSTAKES PORTION OF THIS PROMOTION. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to all federal, state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances. Promotion begins on June 1, 2012 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on July 31, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period").

1. Eligibility: The “PRS Summer 2012 Experience Sweepstakes” (the “Promotion”) is open to legal U.S. residents currently residing in the 50 United States including the District of Columbia who are the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence as of the date of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership ("Sponsor") or any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment, and marketing agencies, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and those living in the same household are not eligible to enter or win. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.

2. Sponsor: Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership located at 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666, United States of America.

3. No-Purchase Necessary Method of Entry into the Experience PRS Grand-Prize Drawing: You may also enter the Experience PRS sweepstake portion of the promotion by mailing a 3x5 index card containing your name, mailing address (P.O. boxes not permitted), phone number and/or email address to: PRS Guitars, Attn: Experience PRS Sweepstakes 2012, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666.

Limit one (1) entry per stamped outer envelope. You must provide all required information postmarked no later than August 3, 2012 to be eligible to enter and win. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Limit: one entry per person per day during the Promotion Period.  Bulk, automated and/or third party entries are prohibited and will be disqualified. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of plays and/or entries by using multiple and/or different identities, forms, or any other methods will void that participant's plays and/or entries, and that participant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s discretion

Sponsor and Sponsor’s agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives or service providers may use entrants’ and/or referrals’ personal information submitted with entry for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for future marketing by Sponsor, such as to notify them of a product or promotion that Sponsor thinks may be of interest.

4. Selection of Winners: On or about August 13, 2012, Sponsor will select the name of the potential winner of the Experience PRS Sweepstake portion of the Grand Prize in a random drawing from among all entries received. The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received. The potential Winner will be notified by email and/or telephone on or about August 14, 2012. Except where legally prohibited, each potential Grand Prize winner must sign and return, within five (5) days of being notified, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential Winner cannot be contacted in person via email and/or telephone after the first attempt to contact him/her, or if he/she fails to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release within the required time period, or if the potential Winner and his/her companion are unavailable to travel within any time period specified by Sponsor, or in the event that a potential Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner selected by a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only one (1) alternate drawing will be held, after which any remaining prizes will remain un-awarded.

Verification of Potential Winners: All potential WINNERS are subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. An entrant is not a winner of any prize unless and until entrant’s eligibility HAS been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete.

5. Grand Prize: Experience PRS Sweepstakes: One Grand Prize: One Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize consists of transportation to and from the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) in Maryland (either via airline or Amtrak) for Experience PRS 2012 and one hotel room (single queen or two double beds) for the dates of September 13 and 14, 2012. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) the each Grand Prize is dependent on the specifications of the Winner. Limit one prize per person and per household. Approximate Retail Value of this Prize depends on the travel and accommodations booked by Sponsor.

Prize Restrictions: Any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and all fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the individual prize winner. Prize cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions at its sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Lost, stolen or damaged tickets and/or other prize components will not be replaced or exchanged. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Sponsor makes no warranty with respect to the Grand Prize and is not responsible for any cancellation or postponement of an event that is part of a Grand Prize. If an event that is part of a Grand Prize is cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control, Sponsor reserves the right to offer a substitute prize of equal or greater value, with determination of substitution in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event a Grand Prize winner or his/her guest engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole discretion) is obnoxious, threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person during prize travel, Sponsor reserves the right to withhold any remaining portion of the Grand Prize from the Grand Prize winner (including removing the Grand Prize winner and his/her guest from any event that is part of the prize).

6. General Conditions: This Promotion is governed by the laws of the United States. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, misdirected, or illegible entries; or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, or otherwise. Proof of sending or submission of entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the entry process, and/or the legitimate operation of the Promotion; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect entries and (a) cancel or terminate the Promotion (or any portion thereof); (b) modify the Promotion or suspend the Promotion to address the impairment and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (c) award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Promotion, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Promotion, or any part of it, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.

7. Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in this promotion, entrants agree that Sponsor[, Administrator] and [its/their] affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, [web site providers, web masters,] and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION OR IN ANY PROMOTION RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO TRAVEL CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, OR TERRORISM.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING ALL PRIZES, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

8. Publicity. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, WINNERS GRANT TO SPONSOR [AND/OR ADMINISTRATOR](WHICH GRANT WILL BE CONFIRMED IN WRITING ON REQUEST OF SPONSOR), THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, RETAILERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, SUPPLIERS, AND THOSE ACTING PURSUANT TO ITS AUTHORITY, THE RIGHT AND PERMISSION TO PRINT, PUBLISH, BROADCAST, AND USE, WORLDWIDE IN ANY MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVELOPED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB, AT ANY TIME OR TIMES, EACH WINNER’S NAME, PORTRAIT, PICTURE, VOICE, LIKENESS, AND BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR ADVERTISING, TRADE, AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES (INCLUDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF HIS OR HER NAME ON TELEVISION OR RADIO BROADCAST) WITHOUT ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION, COMPENSATION, PERMISSION, OR NOTIFICATION. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR SHALL OWN THE ENTRIES, WHICH WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED OR RETURNED, AND THAT SPONSOR AND ITS DESIGNEES SHALL HAVE THE PERPETUAL, WORLDWIDE RIGHT TO EDIT, PUBLISH, AND USE THE ENTRIES IN ANY WAY AND IN ANY MEDIA FOR TRADE, ADVERTISING, PROMOTIONAL, AND/OR OTHER PURPOSES AS SPONSOR AND/OR ITS DESIGNEES MAY DETERMINE WITHOUT FURTHER CONSIDERATION TO ENTRANTS OR ANY THIRD PARTY.

9. Disputes. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate State Court located in Queen Anne’s County, MD; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland.

10. Privacy: Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.prsguitars.com/privacy

11. Official Rules and Winners List: For a copy of the Official Rules, visit www.prsguitars.com/Summer2012 or send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by August 3, 2012 to: PRS Guitars, Attn: Summer 2012, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. VT residents may exclude return postage. For a list of winners available after September 15, 2012, visit www.prsguitars.com/Summer 2012.

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